New England

December, 2004
Regional Report

In the Garden

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'Tis the Season for Poinsettias

A poinsettia evokes the spirit of the season, and with new color blends in peach, cream, and pink -- and diminutive varieties with crinkly bracts -- you can give a nod to tradition while enjoying a new look. But why is a tropical plant such an important...
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Resources

Favorite or New Plant

Hellebores My oriental hybrid hellebores ( Helleborus x hybridus ) draw more attention than any other...

Clever Gardening Technique

Outdoor Evergreen Container The faux clay pots made of insulated plastic are wonderful for outdoor displays in winter. Use a...
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Regional Reminders

  • Avoid Using Salt to De-Ice Walkways
  • Put Away Hoses
  • Spread Mulch
  • Bring Pots Inside
  • Heat Your Birdbath

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